Quarter Related Quotes



“We just didn't make enough stops in the fourth quarter.”

Pat Riley


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“We just got so far behind. But even as bad as we played, there we were in the fourth quarter, and if we can make a first down and score, we're one score away. As bad as we played, we were that close to making it a game if we kept the momentum going.”

Dave Adams


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“Fourth quarter consumer spending is coming in a lot lower. It looks like it's going to be somewhere in the neighborhood of 1.5 percent -- that is, unless December turns out to be a blockbuster month.”

Christopher Low


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“We always seem to have a bad quarter and the third one was it. I was just thinking if we could weather the storm and keep a lead or at least be tied going into the fourth, we had a chance.”

Cody Schmitz


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“During the third quarter, particularly strong results in our tobacco businesses were partially offset by continuing challenges at Kraft.”

Louis Camilleri


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“We believe supply-demand dynamics are clearly deteriorating this quarter. The demand spillover from the fourth quarter of 2005 [appears] to be limited to the first few weeks of the first quarter.”

Gurinder Kalra


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“In the first quarter we were a little jittery. It's kind hard not to be nervous. I'm a senior, and I'm still nervous.”

Lierre Dancy


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“PeopleSoft had 12.9 percent operating margins in 2002 and 10.1 percent for the latest reported quarter. He just bought a company [software maker J.D. Edwards] that is losing money. How is that going to get him to 17 percent operating margins next year, which is what he promised?”

Chuck Phillips


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“Our Backup division is now fully integrated and we announced to clients this quarter our new Back-Up Care Advantage Program, scheduled to launch this summer. This program will enhance our ability to serve a wide variety of client partners wherever their employees may live and work. Through a one-stop call center, our clients' families will now be able to access both center-based and in-home care options for emergency care, mildly-ill care and, for the first time, elder care. Working families struggle with the dual issues of raising children and providing care and support for aging parents, and this new program will bring much needed back-up services that will enable these families to better integrate the many challenges of work and life.”

David Lissy


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“Goldman had a strong quarter, Lehman had a good quarter, and that's what I would expect to see from anyone else on Wall Street who has a good trading operation. I expect to see Morgan Stanley do well, as well.”

Hal Schroeder


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